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When policy meets the personal: general practice nurses in Australia

Pearce , Christopher; Hall, Sally; Phillips, Christine


Objective: A significant focus of current health policy in Australia is to expand both the number and role of general practice nurses. Multiple new payment incentives have been instituted to encourage the use of practice nurses. This study explored the way these policies have framed their work. Methods: Multimethod research using observation, workspace photographs and interviews with nurses, doctors and managers collected through rapid appraisal in 25 practices in two states, followed by case...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Health Services Research and Policy
DOI: 10.1258/jhsrp.2009.009042


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